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Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 645   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2 and 3 year old lambic. Fermented and lagered in oak vessels. This beer has no head, just like lambic. The lambic is brewed with 60% barley, 40% wheat, last years hop


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2009
[bottle] Nice golden copper color, with zero foam. Slightly hazy. Aroma is so damn interesting... kind of fruity, like "Smarties" candy or something, but real funky. Flavors are bracingly acidic at first, with plenty of fruity esters to fill things out. I personally like the fact that this is somewhat still, it helps you focus on the powerful funk within. Very nice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (722) - Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle to a pint in Edinburgh. Orange tinged straw with no head. Notes or sour cherry snd tart raspberry with some dank funkiness. Dry tart, sour finish... Excellent!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jfb (5429) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2016
(bottle) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of squished limes, white pepper and heavy barnacles, with a touch of bread dough, some gooseberries and chlorine. flavour is mostly bread dough, lemon juice and bitter orange pips, quite tart, with more barnacles, some barnyard, coconut milk, cashews and a dry herbal-hoppy finish. full-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (784) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2016
Well, I forgot to rate this two weeks ago. So this is from my memory. Small champagne bottle from Uba ja Humal, Tallin. Apperance is like lambic: golden, cloudy and still. No head, no sparkling. This is no ordinary gueuze. Taste is like oude lambic, maybe a bit softer. Dry but not so dry as some other lambics I have tasted, or maybe I’ve grown accustomed to the taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2618) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2016
375ml bottle. Pale orange with almost no head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice sour and bitter tones with subtle fruity sweetness. Oak, apples, hay, sour berries, tart and citrus. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1483) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle@deTolly, Tartu. Pours slightly hazy golden with minimum white head. Aroma: sourish, hay, barnyard, sulphur, raw apple peals, sour berrys. Taste: medium sour, apple juice, hay, some dryness. Thin body. Sour finish. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Enno101 (73) - - JUL 18, 2016
Aroma: the Brett on this is so aromatic. Pears, green apple, peach and subtle funk. Appearance: copper, no head. Taste: follows the nose with a lovely balanced tartness. Palate: very little carbonation, just the way a lambics should be. Overall: one of the best. So well balanced. Can’t wait to try the gold blend of this.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2815) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle at home. Hazy amber body with a small white head. Yeast, light hops, barnyard, cheesy notes, citrus, tartness, oak. Low carbonation. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2674) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 17, 2016
37,5cl bottle. Light hazy orange color. Very thin white head. Medium sourness, light sweetness, medium light bitterness. Medium body. Light carbonation. Aroma is peach, citric, hops, cheese. Super balanced!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2675) - GREECE - JUL 11, 2016
750 ml bottle, v2006, at Gueuze tasting 2016, Ulfborg. Light unclear golden color with no head. Yeasty and light malty aroma, funky, barnyard, floral, grassy, fruity, some sweet notes like honey, wood. Sweet and acidic taste like aroma. Light to medium oily body with flat carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1708) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Beautiful orange-peach pour. Great tart and barnyardy aroma. Aroma of cherry, apricot, melon, and manure. Super tart and astringent.


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